International TSC Conferences

 

TOWARD A SCIENCE OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Since 1994

Contact: center@u.arizona.edu

Website: www.consciousness.arizona.edu

         

The Center for Consciousness Studies (CCS) at the University of Arizona was established in 1997 by the  Arizona Board of Regents. CCS is hosted by the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

 

Toward a Science of Consciousness  is the largest and longest-running interdisciplinary conference emphasizing broad and rigorous approaches to the study of conscious awareness probing fundamental questions related to conscious experience. Topical areas include neuroscience, philosophy, psychology, biology, quantum physics, meditation and altered states, machine consciousness, culture and experiential phenomenology and contemplative approaches. Toward a Science of Consciousness (TSC) is presented by the Center for Consciousness Studies (CCS) at the University of Arizona, and alternates yearly between Tucson, Ariz. (even-numbered years, from 1994 including 1999 Quantum Mind in Flagstaff and 2003 Quantum Mind in Tucson and various locations around the world (odd-numbered years) in cooperation with partner organizations and institutions.  

 

The Tucson Conference

The Biennial Tucson Conference TSC-Toward a Science of Consciousness Held annually since 1994, the conference is organized by the Center for Consciousness Studies at the University of Arizona, and alternates yearly between Tucson, Arizona and various locations around the world.  An estimated 700-800 scientists, philosophers, psychologists, experientialists, artists and students from over 60+ countries are due to take part.

 

Alternate Annual Overseas - Toward a Science of Consciousness

An annual TSC is held overseas in cooperation with partner organizations and institutions - cities included: Agra, Stockholm, Hong Kong, Salzburg, Budapest, Tokyo, Naples, Elsinore. with upcoming plans for Helsinki

 

By year:

1995 Ischia, Italy; 

1997, Elsinore, Denmark;

1999, Tokyo, Japan;

2001, Skovde, Sweden;

2003,  Prague, Czech Republic;

2005, Copenhagen, Denmark;

2007 Vienna, Austria;

2007, Budapest, Hungary;

2009, Hong Kong, China;

2011, Stockholm, Sweden;

2013, Agra, India;

2015, Helsinki, Finland  

HELSINKI  June 9-13, 2015

at the University of Helsinki, Finland, www.helsinki.fi/tsc2015

 

2016 Tucson Apr 25-30, 2016

2016 details to follow

 

From the archives of the Toward a Science of Consciousness Conference

Sir Roger Penrose; Stuart Hameroff MD

 

                                   

Prof. David Chalmers; Sir Roger Penrose                             Professors Francis Crick and Christof Koch


 

 

Contact: center@u.arizona.edu

Website: www.consciousness.arizona.edu:

attn: Abi Behar Montefiore, Assistant Director

Stuart Hameroff, Co-Founder/Director

 

*illustration by D. Cantrell BioMed, AHSC, UMC, University of Arizona